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Chronic paronychia

Chronic paronychia is an inflammatory disorder of the nail folds of a toe or finger presenting as redness, tenderness, and swelling.

Abnormalities of the Cuticle and Nail Fold

The cuticle and nail folds together constitute the three-sided protection of skin around the free edge (nail tip) of the nail plate.

Abnormalities of Nail Shape

Nail abnormalities are common, affecting the shape, thickness, or color of the nails.

Lesions around Nails

Nail-fold swelling and large pus-filled lesions are typical of a bacterial paronychia

Nail Discolouration

Nail discoloration, in which the nails appear white, yellow, or green, can result from different infections and conditions of the skin.

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